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ABOLISHING THE PRICE SQUEEZE AS A THEORY OF ANTITRUST LIABILITY

J. Gregory Sidak.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13600 words.

A “price squeeze,” or “margin squeeze,” is a theory of antitrust liability under section 2 of the Sherman Act that concerns a vertically integrated monopolist that sells its upstream...

ACCESS AND INFORMATION REMEDIES IN HIGH-TECH ANTITRUST

Spencer Weber Waller.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 8165 words.

As antitrust becomes more complex, so do its remedies. While access and disclosure remedies have been a part of antitrust law since the very earliest days of the Sherman Act, they have...

Access pricing with regulated downstream competition and upstream externalities

Kristin Linnerud and Steinar Vagstad.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7723 words.

We examine the optimal funding of farmers who have organised their activity in a cooperative that controls the supply of an input factor and meets competition in the market for its...

ADDING DIMENSION TO MERGER ANALYSIS

Mark A. Jamison and Janice A. Hauge.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 5777 words.

Traditional merger analysis in the U.S. focuses on a single dimension: namely, the combination of two or more firms that supply substitutable products. Thus, merger analysis misses the fact...

An Analysis of the Pricing of Traits in the U.S. Corn Seed Market

Guanming Shi, Jean-paul Chavas and Kyle Stiegert.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8948 words.

We investigate the pricing of traits in the U.S. corn seed market under imperfect competition. In a multiproduct context, we examine how substitution/complementarity relationships among...

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ANTITRUST APPROACHES TO DYNAMICALLY COMPETITIVE INDUSTRIES IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16323 words.

Despite marked parallels in the language of their antitrust laws and the increasing use of economic expertise in developing agency positions, the United States and the European Union...

THE ANTITRUST ASSESSMENT OF LOYALTY DISCOUNTS AND REBATES

Gianluca Faella.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 17621 words.

Loyalty discounts lie at the heart of the debate on single-firm conduct, probably the most controversial issue in contemporary antitrust practice. Under particular conditions, loyalty...

ASSESSING BUNDLED AND SHARE-BASED LOYALTY REBATES: APPLICATION TO THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Kevin Caves and Hal Singer.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10039 words.

Bundled loyalty discounts are considered exclusionary whenever an equally efficient competitor in the competitive (“tied”) market cannot earn a profit while compensating the buyer for...

ASSESSING UNILATERAL MERGER EFFECTS IN A TWO-SIDED MARKET: AN APPLICATION TO THE DUTCH DAILY NEWSPAPER MARKET

Lapo Filistrucchi, Tobias J. Klein and Thomas O. Michielsen.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13239 words.

We compare different methods to assess unilateral merger effects in a two-sided market by applying them to a hypothetical merger in the Dutch newspaper industry. We first specify and...

ASYMMETRIC PRICE INCREASE IN CRITICAL LOSS ANALYSIS: A REPLY TO LANGENFELD AND LI

Øystein Daljord, Lars Sørgard and Øyvind Thomassen.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 1249 words.

James Langenfeld and Wenqing Li claim that the market delineating criterion of Øystein Daljord, Lars Sørgard, and Øyvind Thomassen for an asymmetric small, but significant and nontransitory...

ASYMMETRIC PRICE INCREASE IN CRITICAL LOSS ANALYSIS: SURREPLY TO DALJORD, SØRGARD, AND THOMASSEN

James Langenfeld and Wenqing Li.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 1731 words.

The criterion for critical loss analysis derived by Øystein Daljord, Lars Sørgard, and Øyvind Thomassen is correct when one uses the Lerner condition to infer actual loss of sales, even...

BUNDLED REBATES AS EXCLUSION RATHER THAN PREDATION

Timothy J. Brennan.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 17632 words.

Prevailing tests for whether bundled rebate programs are anticompetitive, including the recent Antitrust Modernization Commission Recommendation 17, are based on whether some incremental or...

BUYING ALLIANCES AND INPUT PRICE FIXING: IN SEARCH OF A EUROPEAN ENFORCEMENT STANDARD

Ariel Ezrachi.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11367 words.

This article considers the welfare implications of input price fixing and the enforcement standard to be applied to these arrangements. It explores the way in which European competition law...

Can the failing firm defence rule be counterproductive?

Helder Vasconcelos.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10708 words.

The present paper investigates the role of the failing firm defence (FFD) concept in the merger control process within a Cournot setting where (i) endogenous mergers are motivated by...

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Cartel class actions and immunity programmes

Edward M. Iacobucci.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

October 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11402 words.

The existence of class actions within a jurisdiction’s competition law regime has significant implications for other legal and enforcement issues. This article focuses on the interaction...

CARTEL OVERCHARGES AND THE DETERRENT EFFECT OF EU COMPETITION LAW

Florian Smuda.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9487 words.

This article examines cartel overcharges for the European market. Using a sample of 191 overcharge estimates and several parametric and semiparametric estimation procedures, the impact of...

Comparing open and Sealed Bid Auctions: Evidence from Timber Auctions*

Susan Athey, Jonathan Levin and Enrique Seira.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 16055 words.

We study entry and bidding patterns in sealed bid and open auctions. Using data from the U.S. Forest Service timber auctions, we document a set of systematic effects: sealed bid auctions...

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The Competition Act 2002, ten years later: lessons from the Irish experience of prosecuting cartels as criminal offences

Terry Calvani and Kaethe M. Carl.

in Journal of Antitrust Enforcement

October 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 15532 words.

A decade has passed since the Irish Competition Act, 2002, was signed into law and the cartel enforcement regime in Ireland began in earnest. Preventing hard-core cartel behaviour has...

Competition and Unconscionability

Ezra Friedman.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contract Law; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 15925 words.

This paper argues that the conventional legal doctrine that emphasizes lack of choice among suppliers or contracts as an element of unconscionability is misguided. I show that when a seller...

Competition, Monopoly, and Aftermarkets

Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 19945 words.

Consider a durable goods producer that has the option of monopolizing an aftermarket such as repair for its own product. An important question is whether such monopolization reduces...

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